UnitedHealth Group Pharmacy Customer Service Representative - Overland Park, KS Remote in Overland Park, Kansas
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If you are located in the Overland Park, KS area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. You've heard this all your life. Trust matters. Being trusted matters a lot. Here at OptumRx we've earned the trust of more than 65 million people who rely on us for the prescription drugs that improve their health and lifestyle. Now, we trust that you can take advantage of some of the best training and tools in the world to help serve our customers and their care providers. You'll take as many as 50-70 calls per day from members who have questions about their prescriptions and you'll use your personality and our tools to make each call successful. This is no small opportunity. This is where you can bring your compassion for others while building your career.
This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Sunday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8 hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of (Monday - Friday 7:00am to 7:00pm and Sunday 8:00am to 7:00pm). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.
Training will be conducted virtually from your home.
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.
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Respond to incoming calls from our customers on issues related to benefit eligibility questions and prescription status inquiries
Guide and educate callers on their prescription benefits, use of plan, formulary, premiums and status of orders and claims or inquiries
Ask appropriate questions and listen actively while documenting required information in computer systems
Identify issues and communicate solutions and steps to customers, pharmacies and physicians with prescription orders and reorders
Make outbound calls to customers on prescription orders and payment issues
This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll be called on to research complex issues pertaining to member prescription and/or pharmacy benefits across multiple databases which requires fluency in computer navigation and toggling while confidently and compassionately engaging with the caller.
To learn even more about this position and hear from our other Pharmacy Customer Service Representatives, click here to watch a short video: http://uhg.hr/pharmCSRvideo
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
High school diploma or GED OR equivalent work experience
Familiarity with computer and Windows PC applications, which includes the ability to navigate and learn new and complex computer system applications
Demonstrated ability to listen skillfully, collect relevant information, build rapport and respond to customers in a compassionate manner
If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.
- 1+ year of experience in a related environment (i.e. office, administrative, clerical, customer service, etc.) using phones and computers as the primary job tools
You will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's US Telecommuting Policy
Reside within a 50 mile radius of Overland Park, KS
Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service
UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. At this time, 90% of our non-clinical workforce transitioned to a work at home (remote) status. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.
Some of the steps we've taken to ensure employee well-being include:
Transitioned our new hire training classes to be conducted virtually
Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19
Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time
Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices
Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees
Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home
You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html
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